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"Capote and going Cold-piggey...



What was this week like? Well, I learned much during this week and I also tried to break some bad habits. Hopefully I am strong enough to maintain it.

First off the bat, I watched the movie Capote and I was stunned. Stunned on how good an actor Philip Seymour Hoffman is. My gosh... is that the person I always mistake for Jack Black! I saw him in the Talented Mr. Ripley and Red Dragon but that's it... Capoosh! no lingering thoughts about the actor. But in Capote... he really deserved that Oscar.

What another viewer commented is so true for this movie...
"The film is so good and so intriguing that questions such as that, and what happened to the writer that Capote lived with? and did Harper Lee write anything beyond "To Kill a Mockingbird?" and did Capote's presence at the execution lead to his alcoholism, his lack of further writing, and eventually his death, and other questions will send viewers to Google as soon as they get home. "Capote""

As soon as I went home to my own PC, I googled Truman and true enough... date of Birth... September 30, 1924. The guy was a Libran. Whoooshh... I rest my case.

Some interesting information, Harper Lee, Truman's friend and writer of "To Kill a Mockingbird" didn't write another book again. It was widely speculated that Truman ghosted and wrote that book himself. Well, I don't know, but maybe...
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I am going Cold piggey, I am trying to abstain from drinking coffee and "minimizing" intake of carbohyrdates. I can't say I am stopping from eating one of my favourite food groups (Chocolate is the one of top of the list of my fave food groups). Why? Well, it's my knee. Yup, it's still hurting and given the history of knee-related injuries in my family, I better take care of it. After a week of no coffee, I find that it doesn't hurt anymore.

For how long can I maintain this? I don't know but one thing I found out, in dieting you need a support group and thank heavens that the summer beach season is fast approaching, I have many friends to stop me from overeating and gauging myself in coffee and chocolates.

Amen! Oohh... lastly, gosh... I remember now that I can be really cranky when hungry... hahaha =p

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It's just too good to be true... my theory is that it's a creative writing student's thesis or something...

The writer is good... and he has a good imagination. I posted a comment... hope he won't delete it....

Update: He did delete it! So, it's really too good to be true. (Ba't ko sya inaaway? HAHAHA!) I should really get a life... AMEN!
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